med school vs. CRNA - page 2

Hello, I'm currently a first year med student who is contemplating a switch into the field of nursing. I want to have more time for myself and my family and feel that nursing is a wonderful... Read More

  1. by   DashEFX
    vast majority are 27months. so that really is 5 years to practice. while med school is 4 years plus 4 years of a residency..if you did anesthesiology...you still have 7 more years..and that's assuming you don't do any fellowships post residency. time wise i think crna is a better choice. (this of course is from a non-nurse perspective).

    but i do agree that you have to decide if you are a doctor or a nurse. i read the debate on this discussion board and it was very enlightening to my own decision making.

    my two cents....probably worth less on this board. ;-)

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